Founded in the 16th century by Emperor Sikandar Lodhi (of the Lodhi dynasty), Agra is synonymous with fine Persian architecture. For instance, the concept of square gardens is a very prominent Persian influence evident in many of the monuments scattered in and around Agra. Later on, the Mughals […]
What makes Taj Mahal a “wonder” is that it isn’t simply architecturally magnificent – and one of a kind – but as a monument it holds a lot of emotions; that of tragedy, death, and most importantly love – the real reason for its existence. It is this bond that forms between religion, architecture, and human nature that makes the Taj Mahal remarkable and in a league of its own.